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St. Valentine’s coloring contest

Check out Illuminated Ink’s St. Valentine’s Coloring Contest. As always, our friends at Illuminated Ink have created a beautifully illustrated coloring page that just needs your kiddos’ colors, markers or paints. Entries must be postmarked by Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 and winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012. Have fun!

A beautiful ‘O Antiphon coloring page

Free ‘O Antiphon coloring page from Illuminated Ink: As a special “THANK YOU” to all our loyal friends and fans, we are making our ‘O Antiphon’ coloring page available for a very short time! You have until midnight, December 23rd… and then it will disappear again, until who knows when! Just right click on the…

Links of the month — 4th of July

Let’s get patriotic! For the adults: What’s Right With America My top ten list of patriotic movies. For the kids: Cut a five-pointed star in one snip. Even I had fun with this one!! American flag timeline from 1776 to 2010 with images and brief historical notes. Try this patriotic windsock. For a smaller variation,…

Pleasing to the Lord

It’s a feast-filled week of Advent! Thanks to Jen at Family in Feast and Feria, here is a lovely coloring page of the Miraculous Medal. Prayer to Our Lady Immaculate Most holy Virgin, who wast pleasing to the Lord and became His Mother, immaculate in body and spirit, in faith and in love, look kindly…

Angels everywhere

Tomorrow is the Feast of the Archangels: Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. Make your day an angelic one with these fun crafts and prayers: First stop, Paper Dali for a printable St. Michael the Archangel paper doll. Next, head over to Our Domestic Church for chocolate kiss angel candy favors. Keep these in mind for…

Our paper-saint parade

For All Saints Day, our paper saints, courtesy of Paper Dali, adorned our fireplace mantle. From left to right we have St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. Damien, St. Juan Diego & Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph, and St. Rose. It’s a small, but powerful group!

Our Juan Diego paper dolls

Many of you know we have chosen St. Juan Diego as patron of our 2009-2010 homeschool year. Last week, Cro and Aud made Juan Diego paper dolls. His tilma is removable, so you have a Juan with and without Our Lady of Guadalupe. There is a nice cluster of roses as well. This wonderful little…

Year of the Priest coloring contest

This just in from Illuminated Ink’s Faith Filled Fun! July news-eLetter: A Year for Priests Coloring Contest. All entries must be postmarked by Saturday, May 15, 2010 to be eligible. Five age brackets to be judged will be ages 0 – 4, ages 5 – 7, ages 8 – 10, ages 11 – 18, and…

Sacred Heart coloring page

The Year of the Priest logo, when printed, makes an excellent coloring page for today’s Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Today is also the opening of the Year of the Priest, so its appropriate on all levels. Enjoy!

Links of the month — June

June is the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Pope Benedict XVI has declared June 19, 2009-2010 as a Year of the Priest. This special year will open on the 2009 feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Links for the Year of the Priest will be updated throughout the year with resources to…

Our Lady of Fatima Coloring page

For today’s Feast of Our Lady of Fatima: Our Lady of Fatima, Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco beautiful stained glass coloring page courtesy of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Front Royal, VA. Be sure to check out all of their coloring pages! + + + Prayer to Our Lady of Fatima for the Children of…

Divine Mercy coloring page

Once again, many thanks to Charlotte for another great coloring page and just in time for Sunday’s Feast of Divine Mercy. Words of Jesus to St. Faustina: Paint an image according to the pattern you see, with the signature: Jesus, I trust in You. I desire that this image be venerated, first in your chapel,…

Fr. Damien coloring page

Today is the anniversary of the 1889 death of Blessed Joseph de Veuster, better known as Fr. Damien of Molokai. Charlotte at Walzing Mathilda has created a beautiful coloring page of Fr. Damien based on this portrait. Fr. Damien is scheduled to be canonized in October 2009. Prayer for the Canonization of Blessed Damien Our…

Links of the Month — April

These links will take you from Palm Sunday to Divine Mercy Sunday. On Palm Sunday, put busy hands to work and weave a palm cross. While you are there, check out some other Palm Sunday traditions this site has to offer. A Lenten tradition for us is the chocolate covered Crown of Thorns. For Easter,…

3D Cut & Color Virtual St. Joseph Altar

Make your own mini 3d Virtual St. Joseph’s Altar. Complete instructions included on the pdf download. This is an idea I have had for almost two years. Many thanks to Isabel and Maxine for helping me get it done, and just in time for the 2009 Feast of St. Joseph! Send me a photo of…

Virtual St. Joseph Altar is Open!

The 2009 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open! Visit the Altar to make your virtual offering, add deceased loved ones to the prayer list, or for special prayer requests visit the message board. Be sure to visit the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog. Because of your continued prayers & support, the Altar gets bigger…

Links of the Month — February

For many homeschoolers, the month of February is cabin fever at its worst. I know we are longing for warmer temps and the great outdoors. But, with a bit of extra effort, you can revive your students and yourself and actually make it to spring. Our Lady of Lourdes: February 11 is the Feast of…

Links of the Month — November

Getting ready for Thanksgiving: It’s just not Thanksgiving unless someone makes a pinecone turkey. This one is a bit more elaborate than most. Find more turkey crafts here. Another Thanksgiving must, at least in our house, is watching the Rockette’s in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade! How about some pilgrim and indian head gear for the…

9-11, Patriot Day

From my parish bulletin: September 11 is officially Patriot Day. A presidential proclamation issued in 2007 proclaims: . . . the people of the United States [are] to observe Patriot Day with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and remembrance services, to display the flag at half-staff from their homes on that day, and to observe a moment…

Free Goodies from CHC

In between planning lessons for next year, be sure to check out Catholic Heritage Curricula’s Free Curricula page. They’ve got lot of goodies for moms and students of all levels. Categories include: Help for Homeschooling Moms CHC Sample Packets A Family Journal Important Resources Study Guides Intentions of Our Holy Father Language Arts Heroes of…

Links of the Month — Pauline Year

This post was updated throughout the Pauline Year. June 28, 2008 to June 29, 2009 has been proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI as the Pauline Year, dedicated to St. Paul, in preparation for the 2,000th anniversary of the apostle’s birth. Mass for the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul will be said on January…

Links of the Month – Month of Mary

The Month of May is named for and dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Jenn at Family in Feast & Feria has beautiful Rosary coloring pages. These are scanned from a 1949 book so there are no Lumnious Mysteries yet. Thanks, Jenn, for this wonderful project! Honor Mary with a garden filled with symbolic flowers.…